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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 10, 1944, Mason City, Iowa or HIStOKY AND AftCHl DCS KOINES IA VES SAVE AM PAPER I Am AmmunitionFor Dont Waste or Throw Me Away HOME EDITION THE a copy NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH riTV IOWA MONDAY JANUARY M One Mans Opinion A Commentary by W EARL HALL I Managing Editor BROADCAST SCHEDULE Legislators Nearly Unanimous in Favoring Vote BYBlGFORCEOF for Troops at Home Abroad YANK BOMBERS 2 MILE IH Slashing AdvaHCC PutS Reds O 1 WOL Ame Frtiar Municipal Government By all the rules of logic gov ernment ought to reach Us fhighest degree of efficiency on the llocal scene Municipal government is right under the eyes of those it iverns They can see from day day exactly what is or isn t ldbne Because they are neighbors Ihey know the reputation and Vharacter of those who are doing Ithe governing Everything about lhe situation would seem to invite 1he kind of honest efficiency that tomes from close scrutiny and su Ipervisibn by the stockholders that isnt the way it works out in actual practice The truth is that for notorious ineffi ciency ranging from mcompe Itence honest incompetence up to boodle on the big scale a la Pen government often does I achieve a new low in the munici Ipal domain I And in this commentary I should I like to consider with you some as pects of the whole municipal gov Rying Forts From 15th Air Force Attacks Bulgarian Capita Headquarters American 15th At Force Italy UBA heavy force of American flying fortresses bombed Sofia capital of Bulgaria M special communique announc ing Ihe attack said Flying fortresses of the lain army air force bombed Sofia capi tal of Bulgaria about noon today M Sofia attack followed by a hours a slronr flyme for By PAUL K BUMBARGER This trend is indicated in year returns from an Iowa Daily Press tax oniy few iVJergast and Hague Inot only can but tress bombardment Sunday Italian port of Pola supply tor German forces in Jugoslavia The bombardment of Sofia was the 5th in less than 2 months At theBulgarian capital railroads converge from Jugoslavia Ru mania and Greece The city is the hub of German communications throughout the Balkans The first heavy bomber raid on Sofia was on Nov 24 when liber ator bombers hit it hard The last was on Dec 20 when the attack in fleet of liberators and light nings shot down 9 German fight Pts andleft the citys railroad Association news conducted as a public in terest f e a ture to de t e r m i n e sentiment on p r o p o s als which may come before this months special ses sion of the general as sembly Fifteen days before the Jan 26 c o n v e ning date found legisla tors on the basis of initial balloting in the poll dis There was only one writein message an the question of malane t possible for soldiers to vote in the primary This was by a legislator whTchecked yes and wrote as proposed by the governor He Juade the same reservation in answerine the question about makine it possible for soldiers to vote In the general election Some legislators indicated the belief that attention should not be FIGHT TOWARD CASSIHO SHOWN Yankees Battle Way Through Opposition in Mountain Struggles Allied Headquarters Algiers army forces bit deepe Monday into the tough defens belt of Cassino with America doughboys plunging forward in a mile advance northeast of the stronghold and the British cross in the Peccia river and firmly 12 Miles From Bug Rwer PUSH STEADILY IN DRIVES FOR RUMANIAN LINE Articles From India to Be Shown at Red Cross Meeting So youre one of the 14696 members we wanl lo read this of the Cerro Gordo county holding a bridgehead to the south iig a i 3t tin e town thrust from Mount Mam a message not an undecided the 45 session can take Bumbarger and left yards a mass of flames and ex posed to resist any effort to wipe the state income tax law off the statute books permanently A deadlock resulted on the question of canceling the law for a year added time care of any permanent provision A ves voter added with qual ifications and another legislator favorable to permanent provision wrote we may have ail army ot occupation for many years On the subject of canceling the wesl the their way through strone opposition and cap tured the 3500 foot peak of Ca balloler tena Vecchio overlooking the road fitccivin income law for a year wrote You are the ones we warn 10 The annual meeting of your organization is to be at t Del Monday this evening the Radio lernment problem Perhaps we can Iput our finger on some of the fac I tors and influences which have plosions I militated against efficiency m the Fiying fortresses were operat I past and touch on some things trom Italian bases 7 days af Ithat may prove helpful in the the first echelon crossed the Iture As I begin I remind you of Meaiterranean However other 1 the name this One continucd to operate from Mans Opinion Its just that I African bases speak for nobody but The move of the 15th air force for myself I do speak as frankly as a body was accomplished with and sincerely as I know how out missing a single day of opera From the town meeting eov Uons against the Germans in Italy Poll returns were more or less indecisive on the questions of confining the session to soldier voting a leg iriLuiiic f islator voting yes wrote sub ject lo some investigation of the financial condition of the state another voting no counseled in limes of prosperity prepare ehapi 8 oclock The program is to include a talk by Albert Evans assistant to the manager of the St Louis of fice of the Red Cross who has had a part in the Red Cross min istration to fighling men on Ihe war fronts and an exercise by the Junior Red Cross And here is an added fealure Therp will be a display of ar from fallen San Vittore to Cassino here India by Despite intense artillery fire Bee Lynch ot Ihis community the British clung to the bridgewho js regio head they forged across the Cross army west of Mount Maggiore near the that country Mr Evans saw Mis western end pf the 10 mile offer ch in lndia sivc front of Lt Gen Mark W Thesc alticles have been Clarks 5th army eeived by her mother Mrs J f Clarks troops also occupiedLyncht 330 1st N E and sister other heights preparatory to an Mr5 H c Determan 7o Rive assault directly on Cassino itself HeLghts and Mrs Tom Brophy Americans captured laOOfoot 33Q lst N E tiee wi who is regional supervisor of Red Cross army recreation work m Mount Chiaia south of the Cas sino road and still farther south They jnclude hand carved lejk arUcies trays and oth making permanent provision to permit lowans m tnc service throughout the world to vote but the trend was favorable to both Of the SB legislators sending m ballots all but one checked yes in answering Ihe question How would you vote on a proposal to make it possible for lowans in the service throughout the world to vote in this years general elec tion One legislator was unde in times 01 sino ruau n for adversity A yes voter gave th completed occupation pf 900 metal pioces embroidered taci this reservation if caucus permits oot Mount Porchia by mopping Ci0th and napkins jewelry be consideration Two legislators wrote messages both explaining their views on oneyear voidance and abolish ment of the tax law Both voted up surviving Germans entrenched spr on the mountains western slopes oth after tanks had entered actively india cad sheets pillow slips at ither things made by the peop Nazis Unable to Halt Offensive Cutting Deeply in Old Poland Bv HESRV C CASS1DY Moscow m Spearheads Geh Nikofai Valutas first Ukrainian army plunged within 15 miles of the Bug river Monday and neared Vinnitsa rail city of the Bug serving as mam conaoi point for German communications slashing outhwavd sent deeper one jaw of a possible trap for thousands I Germans in the Smela gap a zone in the icai ex BEE LYNCH Articles From India into the push The Americans thus overlooked cided The 86 voting represents more than half of the present voting ernment of American colortial days it novv can be revealed 3 general types of municipal gov It was one of the most highly ertment have emerged The first coordinated military transitions of these was the aldermanic coun carrjed out in this thealer Ihe cit Second in the order of devel first step was construction of new I strength for poll opment was the commission plan heavy bomber bases m Italy wheie legislature Therie The 3rd and most recent histor none existed before here of the ically was the councilmanager American and British engineers house and 50 in the more eommonly referred to moved in behind the advancing ignations held the city manager pUn ground STto fUI 2 sen THE town meeting plan worked bvliiding air fields under ate and 6 vaeant house seaW 1 well so long as communities were thethreat of German artilleryFor Only a trend reflected by and which should not DC lllid WJ WCYCl T i J 1 practical necessity therehad to be a delegation of authority and a utilization of the principle of rep resentative government Thus it was that the aldermanic council was born In its most common form the aldermanic council was made up in this manner An alderman from each ward 2 aldermen at large and a mayor elected by comr munitywide vote Oflen if not always in the practical working out of things business of the al dermanic council became a game of logrolling and backscratching Each alderman was imbued with the idea of getting all he could for his ward and the way tp do state this was to trade votes with other ay aldermen who had the same gen eral idea Three culverts here for a bridge there etc Under such an approach deficit governmenl is all but inevilable The allernalive would be increased what alderman would wanl to in crease taxes COMMISSION government cam V into being about 40 years ag at Galveston Tex as a recogm tion that the aldermanic counc form clid riot contain the ullimat answer It was different in 2 or important respects The size of th governing body was cut down b eliminating the ward representa tives and having the 3 or 5 com missioners elected on a community wide basis Each commissioner is elected for a specific job and is paid presumably lor fulltime service While boiler in some respects than the aldermanic form most communities have found that the commission plan does not elimi nate municipal inefficiency No always but usually those attracted to politics by the commission gov ernment are quite ordinary men seeking a better job than their regular bread winning pursuit Personal popularity or need of a job usually is the controlling ele ment in the election There is no guarantee under such a plan that the municipal job calling for spe cific ability and training will be filled by a person thus qualified NEW SESSIONS Brief Preliminaries Held in House Senate 2nd session of he 78th congress faced with mo Jynow legislators will any proposal when tire convenes Many changed and i questions were poll hastily and no One wrote Conditions may the vniate of Cervaro 4 miles due develop which would cause me to east of Cassino both from the change my mind We have our in come tax law that funds may come in to keep our stale functioning properly If we should receive funds from other sources or have enoughfunds in Ihe treasury so we could get along without the in come tax then I think we could lake up the question of doing away wilh Ihe income lax law The olher slated Without study that is impossible because it would break down the structure and make it permanent After all it is a just tax and we are going to need it in the posf war era Comment on Ihe question of abolishing the taxlaw By an undecided would depend upon the definite President Will Send Annual through rovograd Farther north the Soviets were within 5 miles ot Sarny 3o miles inside old Poland Vatutins western advance CIANO IS GIVEN DEATH SENTENCE Conviction thaughl given ithout the ot the state and of course taking he ana w to an official vote into consideration at all times the lu tin v c inrnmp EflL in Ihe assembly Many of Ihe answered burden of the federal income voter This should tax By of both war menlous problems nd peace convened at noon Mon av preliminary to receiving President Roosevelts llth annual tate of the union message Tucs iy Congress was formally recon ened by Vice President Henry A Wallace and Speaker Sam Ray burn who hammered their gavels n the senate and house respec tively It marked the end of a 3 week well as the start of a new which members had sounded out their constituents and gathered infor mation concerning public opinion on the many controversial issues which must be acted upon during the coming months Less than 100 members were in seats in the house The open fiyer by the Rev James Sheia Montgomery house chap rlcl U Do you feel the special ses sion Hself to sol How would you vole pro possible lowans in the service the world to vole in this 1 ears Undecided2 would you vote on a pro to make it possible for theworld to vote in this years Undecided1 Do you leel permanent provision be left for a regular session where an the matter can be examined fully By a no voter Not until something betler is enacted Jim Peterson Has Another Close Call Editors Note Sgt James K Peterson son of Mr and Mrs William Peterson 1110 1st N W had a hairraisine experience last July when the bomber in which axis tribunal Monday and report from the Italian frontier said th swieeerinr blackshirt leader ha not and probably killed attempt k escape his captors German London t A the country Tuesday Mr Roosevelt arranged a late ternoon conference Monday with ongressional Presi cnt Wallace Speaker Rayburn enate Majority Leader Barkley nd House Majority Leader Mc ormack After formalities of the noon meettne of ISths 2nd session he president was to abciS them the business ahead of the new session whleh u confronted with a pair ot lee islative deadlines and a numbe otherNprovocaUve issues Still shaking off vestiges of ill while house officials de scribed it Monday as influenza Mr Roosevelt was keeping his engagements Monday m while house proper President JiUHUVili agency broadcast announced Mo dly night that Count Galeaz Ciano soninlaw of Bemlo Mu solini and Hairs foreign mmist when the country was led into vai at the side of Germany hart been sentenced lo death at a nazispcn sored treason The announcement by DNB said all 19 members ot the fascist grand council who voted July 29 for the deoosing of Mussolini from WllllC Secretary Early said his physicia Admiral Ross T Mclnli 3 ANAMOSA GUARDS FIRED Charged With Negligence iirCorivietr Escape Des aioines B B Hickenlooper announced Monday after a conference with the board of control that 3 guards have been dismissed and 2 other officers area Ger portant OdessaWarsaw railway The Bug river a natural de tense Hue is theeastern border of Transnistria the soviet awarded Rumania by the units pushed through Schastlivaya 19 miles east of Vin nitsa itself threatening to cut the most important east Iptt Ihe Germans in The German high command announced the Soviets attempted a pattis Black sea between the Dnieper s mouth and the nayal case ot but were thrown back have been reduced in rank as a result of the escape oE 4 coin lets from the Anamosa stale reforma New Years day The There was no Russian confirma tion of the reported landing which might be a flanking assault to bot tlJ up the Germans in the Dnieper tory on ory uards dismissed were W J Mc Namara Donald O Swanson and dismissals K E Millsap me were made by Warden Foss Davis with the approval ol the board of bend ii ji Millsap The saw the chief executive Moi day morning and asked him n to go before congress n person P lrol antl were effective Mon Tuesday and rur the risk of a d ossible recurrence of his illness E Beam one of 2 officials Consequently the annual mcsr kidhaped by the comicls was re age on the state of the union duced in vill be transmitted at noon Tuesto guard and C H and read to Ihe legislators by reduced Irom BUB d List for the deposing his dictatorship had been con pos ain was Ihat the nations leaders the congress shall be so I GQ Undecided7 How would you vole on a al to void for one year Ihe slate No39 Undcclded8 How would you voleon a pro posal lo strike the stale income oks er ta law from the books per No67 TX R HickenlooperTs OL mu blessed that they shall never dare fi Jal prociamation calling the ses to make terms with fear or fail lelt the impression that ne e favored a short session confined Fiftyone senators were on hand soWier voting legislation for the opening prayer there Al1 though the leaders were he is a crew member crash landed at sea during a bombing mission from New Guinea The other day he was one of a crew saved from possible serious injury when their fight engineer repaired the landing Bear in the air Associated Press Corresnondent Asahel Bush wired back the story By ASAHEL BUSH Advanced Bomber Base New Guinea Jan 9 Delayed The 1engined liberator circled the field endlessly A crash truck and ambulance drew up along the taxi strip A crowd of worried watchers gathered on the platform of the control tower Inside the big plane the crew of 10 sweated it out The draulic syslem operating hy the Chicago Youth Center Meeting Is Postponed income The governor has said that he be lievei that soldier votine privilege should extend to the Primary as well as general election Senator De Vere Watson Coun ships retraclable landing gear had been shol out in a brush will a Japanese coavoy north of New after midnigh Illb liiv toivjijmi demned to death with the single exccplion of Tullio Cionetti foi m er minisler ot corporalioiis Only 6 of the 19 defendants including Ciano were m nazi fascist custody however Ihe othei 13 having escaped the clutches o the Germans and Mussolini ac cording lo German radio reports 17 Die in Fire in Shipyards Dormitory at Richmond Cal Richmond Ca least 7 men all burned beyond recogni tion were killed and 7 injured in a fire that destroyed a shipyard workers dormitory Monday Police Sergeant James Arbuckle said the bodies of the 7 were re covered and a search was being conducted to delcrmmc it there clerks At 8 p m central war lime Mr BooseveU will broadcast resume of it compressed into a half hour of radio time The annual budget estimates cy e e ann for Ihe fiscal year ending une Beam iO 1945 will be submitted lol The wardens reported local fighting west Samy in old Poland and declared Russian attacks west Berdichev had been frustrated The Soviets were beaten bacK ir the Kirovogracl area the com munique added Vatutins army uas engaged m a complicated maneuver pressing westward even while driving tto the south and mopping up areas to the rear I Capture of Sarny a junction on I WilnoRovno line would force flrstlthe Germans to rely for north south communications on railways meeting at BrestLilovsk 130 knife bailie pre miics farther west The Odessa cedTislhe break was advanced Walsaw railway on which the fo shitt captain to fill the Ruasians were advancing from created by Ihe reduction ot captured Zhornische is the mam escape line for German troops in class to guard 2nd class Grant Eilers who congress Thursday noon Roosevelt has followed a prac tice of going over the budgetin advance wilh reporters bul Ihis Coy BACK in 1908 at Staunlon Va a group of publicspirited citi zens got together and did some I law Cancellation for 1 year of payments is suggested by Sena tor J T Dykhouse Rock Rapids Announcement has been made Perhapsas of the postponemenl of a meeting thought ol ine scheduled for Monday votes were unsohciled mesas Britain shortly Monday Worse yet one of the 3 wheel had dropped down and couldnt be raised again Under the cir cumstances even a belly landing appeared impossible And the fuel was runnine perilously low The fate of bomber and crew alike rested solely on the skill and ingenuity of Tech Sgt Wal ter Tadys A quiet slightly built the night were others TRUCK LEAVES BANK Nashville Tenn fR Robert letler to Ihe soutnem Russia n iHmrri of conlrol stated that Stockholm dispatches dcscnb Namara Swansoii and ing the German retreat as almost illJap Were being discharged cnaolic quoted German military y oM in Berlin as admitting that their armies were fleeiuK dur a desperate battle upon which outcome ot the whole war The Germans also faced disaster i a wide pocket west of the Dnieper river as the firsl and sec ond Ukrainian red armies were being negligence violation of orders and for the good ol uic service and institutionJJiopo Jet Plane Cooks Cuts Ducks Quickly the rnndon new jetpro south through Buki Lewis Albia Iowa was one of 6 pane in addilion to l vest inilirnd ail I t P vrlc flvinrt and Lilt j oldiers seriously injured when an army truck ran off a 30foot em bankment north of Nashville Sun day a 2nd army public relations officer said Eighteen others were injured less seriously Weather Report FORECAST UC11CU r 1 ri I UIIU Lilt other things sucks m birds too close and ejects the jaws of a possible trap to less the rear skewered cooked and 75 mics A junction the ready to seive according to are1 armies W0uld cl port from western England cai d lhc Germans i London Sunday Dis palch lose a ring around the Germans in the Smela ap in an aren 80 miles deep run OBrien Chicago 111 In a moment the second wheel dropped down alongside the first Then the nose wheel fell into posilion But the wheels still failed to Iowa Partly cloudy to cloudy Monday night and Tuesday lit tle change in temperature dav night slightly colder Tues day with occasional light snow east and northcenlral portions Minnesota C 1 ovu d y iCli3 interesting thinking They reasoned that by approaching municipal government as a business calling for business methods it would be possible to do something about the notorious and traditional ineffi ciency of local administration It was then and there that the coun cilmanager or more commonly called city manager form of gov ernment was born Since that Ume 555 cities rang ing In sUe from a few hundred to nore than a have turned to the councilmanager Twelve eomnnnities adopted it lastyear No cities abandoned it in 1943 and only a handful have in the 36 years of councilmanager history Even hough the mil leninn in municipal government Tarn to Page 2 A I confining iflf to tpor aaed bovs and girls legislators listed among the unoe on the ballots To the question of the scsbum to soldier voting 2 former carpenter the night position and a Mmnes sad teen aged boys and girls Time and place of a I legi future cided wrote meeting of this type will be an voting no nounced it was stated 1 code and income tax school 2 lowans Die When Truck Strikes Tree Guthrie Center IP Flanery 47 owner of ers Elevator here and William emergency Moylan 58 an elevator employe cided legisi as 2 olher should be con sidered another voting yes wrote absolutely after his check mark 1 voting yes wrote with reservations as to income tax another voting yes wrotei if William caucus permits considera 1 the Farm voling yes o other Not neccs requiring jobthan the time he had spliced the severed control cables of a crippled bomber enabling it to be brought in safely Workinx with a screwdriver and a wrench Tadys disassem bled the planes healer Then from Its parts he Improvised the marteaUy II seemed to the needed to restore the hydraulic con Every time I looked around I saw him running back for anoth er piece of pipe said CoPilo 2nd Lt Charles P Pomerhn route Tadys had a suggesti lat problem too thev lost control of Ih Iruck Ihcy were driving lo Iowa and it crashed into a south of here H H Hill coroner another spec ml rather Ihan at reporled Sunday voter wrote in and state income 5 Station Finally A Buffalo N Y Tadys was ready make the lest Thats when we really held ou breath said Radioman Donald J IN MASON CITY Gazelle weather statislics 26 He told me lo lock my wings aid Pilot Flight Officer Thomas van route 2 Mondarmn Iowa At 8 a m Monday IgUV m i cut out its gas supply exhausted YEAR AGO But by that time Ivan was making Maxjmum the final approach He brought we j Minjmum he figures for Sunday Maximum Saturday Minimum Saturday night At 8 a m Sunday dirt runway ground the second engine died Once aground Tadys seemed embarrassed at the attention he1 received and declined to discuss YEAB1 AGO h fro mates among llldlta cvmuiife I Peterson 1110 First street noilhJ west Mason City Precipitation Snowfall border Shaded area is Gernwnheld f ;